Unfortunately for Embiid, throughout James' free-agency journey, it was apparent that chasing a title this year was not a top priority.
Pairing Lillard with James would give the Lakers a chance to compete with the Warriors. It's one of the most photographed attractions in Cleveland.
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Last season with the Trail Blazers, Lillard ended up averaging 26.9 points per game to go along with 6.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds. Just a couple minutes later the official National Basketball Association store, operated by Fanatics, a sportswear retailer, was preselling LeBron James blanks (meaning the number was listed as "00", but wouldn't be produced until the official number was confirmed). With that announcement, the Lakers became the big winners of 2018 free agency. That reason alone would be enough to make Johnson and the Lakers intrigued with the possibility of acquiring him.
Additionally, with Kawhi Leonard potentially available in trade discussions during the upcoming season, it benefits the Lakers to showcase Ball as much as possible and increase his potential value in trade discussions. Adding a player like Leonard alongside James is a recipe for success. If Rondo outplays Ball in any significant manner, it may deflate Ball's value on the market and make it more hard to swing a deal for Leonard.
The Indians haven't won the World Series in 70 years, but they came close just two seasons ago.